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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' South, Longitude: 124° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.26 meters/second, 1653.3 km/hour, 1027.3 miles/hour or 892.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.34 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.36 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.3"3.14 miwest0° 22' 41.9"26.00 minorth26.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 145° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.55 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 25' 48.4"980.94 miwest0° 10' 21.8"11.87 minorth981.29 mi
24 hours13° 29' 21.6"917.00 mieast4° 25' 02.0"303.59 minorth971.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:30 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 3:30 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 10:30 AM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 10:30 AM3796 km2359 miles2050 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:30 PM3964 km2463 miles2141 nmEast E
RarotongaThu 10:30 AM4042 km2512 miles2182 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 2:30 PM4135 km2569 miles2233 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 1:30 PM4369 km2715 miles2359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 2:30 PM4526 km2812 miles2444 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 2:30 PM4599 km2858 miles2483 nmEast-northeast ENE
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